Plastic Bags

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Every Store In Breckenridge Could Be Affected By Bag Fee

Another Colorado town is looking into charging a fee for paper or plastic bags, but this time it’s reaching beyond the grocery stores and wants to include every single business.

03/25/2013

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Fort Collins Sacks Plastic Shopping Bag Fee Proposal

Fort Collins has bagged a proposal to impose a fee on disposable shopping bags.

03/19/2013

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Shoppers Taking Home Plastic Grocery Baskets From Carbondale City Market

There’s only one grocery store in the town of Carbondale that now has to abide by a ban on plastic shopping bags, and now it’s got a problem on its hands.

12/11/2012

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Fort Collins Joins List Of Cities Considering Plastic Bag Ban

Aspen, Basalt, Carbondale, and Telluride have all either banned plastic bags or are charging fees for them. Boulder is getting ready to take a final vote on their bag fee on Thursday.

11/13/2012

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The Plastic Bag Issue Coming to a Ballot Box Near You

The Roaring Fork Valley is leading the way on addressing plastic bags in grocery stores, and what they are doing might appear on a ballot near you soon.

07/09/2012

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Carbondale Joins Ban On Plastic Shopping Bags

Carbondale town trustees have approved a ban on plastic shopping bags at local grocery stores.

10/27/2011

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Basalt Resident Challenging Grocery Bag Fee

A Basalt resident is gathering signatures to try to overturn a town ordinance imposing a 20-cent fee on paper and plastic grocery bags.

10/23/2011

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Aspen Bans Plastic Bags, Sets Fee For Paper

The Aspen City Council has voted to ban plastic bags from its two grocery stores and place a 20-cent fee on paper bags.

10/12/2011

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Grocers Not Pleased With Aspen’s Proposal To Ban Plastic Bags

Aspen leaders were scheduled Tuesday evening to vote on a proposal that would ban grocery stores from using plastic bags.

10/11/2011

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Aspen Considers Ban On Plastic Bags

Aspen City Council members have changed their minds and are considering a ban on plastic bags instead of charging a fee.

09/13/2011

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